Personal Trainers

Meet our world-class personal training staff!

Adiva Mckensie

Personal Trainer

I believe that every barrier and every limit starts within yourself. Overcome and be willing to push through and fight to successfully achieve your goals. Every fight is a challenge and any healthy change is possible if you believe within yourself that you can achieve it.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S in Exercise Science

Certification

NCEP

Experience

Basketball Coach, Basketball Trainer, Conditioning Training, strength training

Specialty

Endurance and Conditioning, Agility, Body Image, Strength Training, Sport Specific Training

Philosophy

Don’t let your limits challenge you, challenge your limits.

Nelson Alvarez

Personal Trainer &
Fusion Coach

Stay positive and strive for healthier and stronger you. Your mind and body will thank you later. Don’t give up on yourself so easily because keep in mind every accomplishment started with the decision to try.

Education

Associates in Applied Science, Health and Fitness Science

Certification

NASM

Experience

Kickboxing, Brazilian JIU Jitsu, soccer, 2 years in the Health and Fitness Industry

Specialty

Weight loss, strength training, HITT

Philosophy

Don’t chase your dreams, eventually you will get tired of running. Wake up and conquer them because today will be different..

Alicia Wells

Personal Trainer

Education

Lynchburg College, B.S. in Athletic Training

Certification

AFAA, NASM

Experience

NCAA DIII athlete, competitive gymnast, 4th in the nation national level figure competitor, weight training for 17 years, 6 years working in the fitness industry

Specialty

Weight training, weight loss/shape change, sports specific training, post surgery/rehab, midlife women, kids/teens

Philosophy

Seize the day, nothing is promised for tomorrow

 

Zach Rhodes

Fitness Director

The road to turning your biggest goals into reality starts with setting small achievable goals. And while that road may have twists and turns, consistent effort combined with a positive attitude can overcome any obstacle along the way. Just keep pushing.

Education

College of William & Mary, B.S. in Kinesiology

Certification

The American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Personal Trainer

Experience

NCAA Division I scholarship football player, Sports Medicine Internship, AAU Basketball, youth football camp coach

Specialty

Strength and Conditioning, weight loss, sports specific training, post surgery rehab in athletes, team training, midlife women, kids/teens

Philosophy

Good is the enemy of great.

Amanda Joswick

Personal Trainer

Put your health first, and everything else will fall into place.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelors of Science, concentration in Exercise Science, Cum Laude/ Masters of Public Health, concentration in Health Promotion

Certification

The American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Exercise Physiologist

Experience

Intern at T.E.E.N.S. Program, Intern at multiple physical therapy clinics, former soccer player and distance runner, 10 years experience in the Fitness Industry

Specialty

Kids and Teens Weight Management, Post Surgical Rehabilitation, Middle Age Women Weight Loss and Toning, Functional Fitness for Seniors

Philosophy

Desire is what gets you started, motivation keeps you going.

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